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May 2014 Publisher Letter

May 2014 Publisher Letter

Our goal at Natural Awakenings is to provide educational information that helps our readers make their own choices.

Green Team Rolls Out Mobile Agricultural Division

Green Team Rolls Out Mobile Agricultural Division

The Green Team, a sustainably focused landscaping company, is collaborating with Smart Gardener Backyard to launch a full-service mobile agricultural division.

Dominion Properties Builds Green Apartments

Dominion Properties Builds Green Apartments

Construction is underway on an environmentally friendly living space, Sage on Jackson, which will be certified according to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.

ProActive Health Offering New Breast Health Service

ProActive Health Offering New Breast Health Service

ProActive Health, in Brookfield, will host a talk about breast thermography, a non-invasive, radiation-free procedure for monitoring breast health, at 7 p.m., May 29.

Sustainability Graduate Program at Edgewood College

Sustainability Graduate Program at Edgewood College

Edgewood College, in Madison, announces its new Master of Arts degree program in Sustainability Leadership, saying that it is the first of its kind in the United States.

Tamarack Waldorf School Expanding to High School Grades

Tamarack Waldorf School Expanding to High School Grades

Tamarack Waldorf School is adding high school grade levels this fall, beginning with ninth grade. One additional grade will be added each year thereafter. Tamarack will host informational meetings about the new high school at 6:30 p.m., April 28, May 13 and June 11.

Reconnective Healing for Athletic Injuries

Reconnective Healing for Athletic Injuries

“By bringing the body into balance, athletic performance is enhanced and injuries are less likely to occur,” says Terri Humphrey, a certified Reconnective Healing practitioner and the owner of True Wholeness Healing, in Whitefish Bay.

Dance for the Hearts to Benefit Veterans

Dance for the Hearts to Benefit Veterans

The Starfish Foundation, a nonprofit committed to raising funds to provide scholarships for emotional healing work, including a special veterans program, will hold the Dance for the Hearts fundraiser, with its sponsor organization, Healing Warrior Hearts, from 2 to 11 p.m., May 17, at the American Legion Post 434, in Oak Creek.

VGI Sixth Annual Victory Garden Blitz

VGI Sixth Annual Victory Garden Blitz

The volunteers of Victory Garden Initiative, a nonprofit promoting a sustainable and socially just food system, will construct 500 raised-bed gardens throughout Milwaukee during its Victory Garden Blitz, from May 10 through 24.

Gardening Sale at Wellspring Farm

Gardening Sale at Wellspring Farm

Wellspring Inc., in West Bend, will host a spring gardening prep event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 17.

Active Hope Workshop Inspires and Empowers

Active Hope Workshop Inspires and Empowers

Environmentalist, writer and shamanic practitioner Kathleen Rude will lead a three-part workshop, Active Hope, from 7 to 9 p.m., May 30, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 31 and June 1, at the Marian Center for Nonprofits, in St. Francis.

Gardening Expert Melinda Myers to Speak in Hartford

Gardening Expert Melinda Myers to Speak in Hartford

Gardening expert Melinda Myers will give a talk, Easy and Affordable Landscape Makeovers, at 9 a.m., May 10, at the Ruth Knoll Theatre of the Schauer Arts & Activities Center.

Craniosacral Therapy’s Gentle Touch Frees Energy Flow

Craniosacral Therapy’s Gentle Touch Frees Energy Flow

When the body is out of balance or under stress, craniosacral therapy (CST) can help restore its natural stability.

How Massage Addresses Hidden Posture Killers

How Massage Addresses Hidden Posture Killers

Poor posture is noticeable in people of all ages and lifestyles. Massage therapy can correct many postural imbalances and help people look and feel better.

Providing a Proactive Approach to Health

Providing a Proactive Approach to Health

Sharon Thurow, a family nurse practitioner and the owner of Thurow Primary Preventive Healthcare, proactively applies holistic and evidence-based medicine and preventive education in a primary care, family practice.